Fresh off his health care victory in the House, President Donald Trump says he's optimistic that the bill will successfully pass in the Senate as well.
It's "Trumpcare" now, and Republicans have to answer for it.
The bill would need to be approved by the Senate and President before becoming law.
Republicans are asking Americans to believe an impossibility.More news: U.K. Accuses EU Chiefs of Meddling, Aggression to Skew Election
Chief among them: a guarantee of paying the same amount for coverage regardless of health history. "That would ratchet up to 24 million after a few years, and we know that hundreds of thousands of Arizonans could lose coverage".
The Senate may be more moderate and more cautious on health care reform, but Republicans in the upper chamber will also be looking for reasons to vote aye.
"What a great group of people!" We speak with Margarida Jorge, co-executive director of Health Care for America Now and Health Care for America Now Education Fund, and Monica Simpson, executive director of SisterSong, a women of color reproductive health collective. "The pieces they are going to rip out are going to change the course of how insurance is delivered".More news: Yates says she warned White House that Flynn could be 'blackmailed'
"Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellTrump to nominate two energy regulators More than one-third of Americans oppose GOP healthcare bill What moderate GOP senators want in ObamaCare repeal MORE (R-Ky.) on Monday signaled that the upper chamber would take its time on legislation for reforming the US healthcare system". Shulkin said officials are prepared for a influx of new patients, if it happens.
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But Democrats are already hopeful this vote will work against the GOP next year, when midterm elections roll around. Kim raised more than US$43,000 [NZ$62,000] online over the last week for a possible run. In that Tea Party wave, 63 House Democrats lost their seats. Yet enough House Republicans calculated that the political vulnerability of saying yes to the ACHA was preferable to the political consequences of saying no to Obamacare repeal.
However, in the Senate, where the Republican majority is narrow, law and policy makers are expected to subject the new bill for further scrutiny.More news: Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration
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